Elsie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcjIteRv-i8 "Elsie" was my first attempt at combining a piano and the Korg MS-20 Mini synthesizer. The piano¬†is the virtual Una Corda, a VST created by Native Instruments in collaboration with the composer Nils Frahm. The VST is unique in its inclusion of a piano's mechanical sounds; the sounds used here are the¬†sustain pedal, piano … Continue reading Elsie

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The American Spirit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdv9gAGryWs&t=19s This is an experiment in arpeggiation and transposition through the MIDI capabilities of the Korg MS-20 Mini and Logic Pro X, and incorporates reverb to emphasize the harmonic relationship between the chords being arpeggiated. I also used stereo delay to soften the sounds. Both effects help create harmonic overtones because the resonance of previously … Continue reading The American Spirit